The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 540 560 515
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -45
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 62 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.078% 0.069%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.37% 0.90% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 14
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £512 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +88.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4514 4912 4452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.06% 8.74% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2534 2778 2269
Average daily rate £438 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 74
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.31 £55.00 £77.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SAP PP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 46 £500 +11.11% 9
London +14 20 £500 +9.02% 2
East of England - 5 £463 -
South East -3 4 £475 -5.00%
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 -
Cambridge - 1 £600 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £600 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Doncaster - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
South West - - - -

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP.

1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (23.58%) SAP MM
3 24 (19.51%) Manufacturing
4 20 (16.26%) SAP SD
5 17 (13.82%) SAP PP-PI
6 16 (13.01%) Data Migration
6 16 (13.01%) Migration
7 13 (10.57%) SAP QM
8 12 (9.76%) SAP WM
9 11 (8.94%) SAP PM
9 11 (8.94%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (8.94%) SAP Implementation
9 11 (8.94%) Data Cleansing
10 10 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.13%) Project Management
11 9 (7.32%) ABAP
11 9 (7.32%) SAP SCM
12 8 (6.50%) Integration Testing
13 7 (5.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (5.69%) ERP
13 7 (5.69%) Test Scripting
13 7 (5.69%) FMCG
13 7 (5.69%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.69%) Portuguese Language
13 7 (5.69%) Stress Testing
14 6 (4.88%) Data Validation
14 6 (4.88%) Validation
14 6 (4.88%) Automotive
15 5 (4.07%) SAP APO

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (23.58%) SAP MM
2 20 (16.26%) SAP SD
3 17 (13.82%) SAP PP-PI
4 13 (10.57%) SAP QM
5 12 (9.76%) SAP WM
6 11 (8.94%) SAP PM
7 9 (7.32%) SAP SCM
8 5 (4.07%) SAP APO
9 4 (3.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (3.25%) SAP CO
9 4 (3.25%) SAP FI
10 2 (1.63%) SAP EWM
10 2 (1.63%) SAP ERP
10 2 (1.63%) SAP LE
11 1 (0.81%) SAP CS
11 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.81%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) LSMW
General
1 24 (19.51%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (5.69%) Portuguese Language
3 6 (4.88%) Automotive
4 3 (2.44%) French Language
5 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 73 (59.35%) Consultant
2 72 (58.54%) SAP Consultant
3 58 (47.15%) SAP PP Consultant
4 13 (10.57%) Analyst
4 13 (10.57%) SAP Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) SAP Manager
6 9 (7.32%) SAP QM Consultant
7 8 (6.50%) SAP Trainer
7 8 (6.50%) Trainer
8 7 (5.69%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.69%) SAP Project Manager
8 7 (5.69%) SAP MM Consultant
9 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) SAP Test Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) Functional Consultant
11 4 (3.25%) Tester
11 4 (3.25%) SAP Tester
11 4 (3.25%) Help Desk Consultant
12 3 (2.44%) SAP SCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) FMCG
2 4 (3.25%) Data Conversion
3 2 (1.63%) PMI
4 1 (0.81%) User Experience
4 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.01%) Migration
1 16 (13.01%) Data Migration
2 11 (8.94%) Data Cleansing
2 11 (8.94%) SAP Implementation
2 11 (8.94%) GAP Analysis
3 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (8.13%) Project Management
3 10 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (6.50%) Integration Testing
5 7 (5.69%) Test Scripting
5 7 (5.69%) Stress Testing
5 7 (5.69%) Automated Testing
5 7 (5.69%) ERP
6 6 (4.88%) Validation
6 6 (4.88%) Data Validation
7 5 (4.07%) Logistics
8 4 (3.25%) CRM
8 4 (3.25%) Change Management
8 4 (3.25%) Regression Testing
8 4 (3.25%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.63%) PMP
1 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) GxP
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) EMC
3 1 (0.81%) Remedy
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